The Inventory coordinator is responsible for actively monitoring and managing cGMP and Process Development inventory levels, compiling inventory information, and managing shipments of materials. The positions also moves and manages materials within a warehouse, completing tasks such as laboratory stocking, cycle counting, and data input/analysis. Performs general warehousing operations, including unloading, picking, packing, counting, and checking items to maintain inventory. Interacts with enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to track, analyze, and report processes and performance. Assists with other maintenance activities as may be needed.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Monitors and manages warehouse inventory and maintains ERP database.
- Coordinates and schedules the movement of products throughout the warehouse including storage, analysis and shipment.
- Confirms availability of items to be picked by verifying inventory records or conducting analysis and cycle counts of inventory.
- Identifies and reports slow-moving products and with approval, arranges for the removal of the product.
- Performs general warehousing operations, including unloading, picking, packing, counting, and checking items to maintain inventory.
- Manually handles, repacks, or restacks pallets of finished product as needed.
- Operates forklift truck as needed.
- Documents all related activities and completes forms and reports.
- Performs other related duties as directed.
Safety, Reporting and Miscellaneous Activities
- Responsible for adherence to all assigned operating procedures, protocols, policies, regulatory requirements, GMP, and safety guidelines.
- Responsible for understanding and demonstrating proper warehousing techniques.
- Responsible for understanding and demonstrating safe and proper handling and disposal of materials.
- Works collaboratively with production, quality control, quality assurance and facility staff to ensure a safe and productive work environment.
- Participates in meetings and training, including, but not limited to: cGMP’s and safety as required by the company.
- Performs other duties as assigned/required by their immediate supervisor.
- Keep facility expansion space clean and neat as requested by supervisor
- Practices and promotes safe work habits and adheres to safety procedures and guidelines
- Some evening hours may be required on as-needed basis.
Education and Experience Requirements
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Valid State motor vehicle operator’s license for forklift truck (or willing to obtain).
- At least two years’ work experience in a warehouse required.
Required Skills and/or Qualifications
- Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control
- Inventory management software experience: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
- NetSuite or similar software
- Information technology skills
- Analytical skills
- Management skills
- Certification in Oracle SaaS ERP or SAP ERP business process integration a plus, but not required.
- In-depth knowledge of ERP development tools, coding languages, and business processes a plus, but not required.
- Must have the ability to read, write and understand English and have legible handwriting.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Basic understanding of or ability to quickly learn company product codes and terminology.
- Thorough understanding of warehouse policies and procedures.
- Good analytical skills and ability to make sound judgments relative to inventory.
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.